An oil exploration company has said it will not inject dilute acid to stimulate flow at any of its wells in the Weald basin in southern England.
The regulation and impact of induced earth tremors accounted for more than a third of the parliamentary answers about fracking from the energy minister this week.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
Updated 27/11/2018 New rules came into force today which could delay production from the Kimmeridge oil well at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham in Surrey.
Campaigners against drilling for oil and gas in East Yorkshire are urging councillors to refuse permission for another three years at a well site in the county.
Campaigners in southern England have criticised what they say is a “gaping hole” in the regulations covering the use of acid on oil sites.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.